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EU looks to Egypt, Africa for help with migrant challenge

Sep. 20, 2018 11:00 AM EDT

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Thursday to enter talks with Egypt to help stem the flow of migrants entering Europe from Africa, offering to step up economic cooperation and the prospect of a high-profile summit in Cairo as incentives. Speaking to reporters after hosting talks...

EU: Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's

Sep. 19, 2018 8:06 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give the U.S. fast food giant McDonald's a special sweet tax deal and that the non-taxation of some of its profits did not amount to illegal state aid. The EU Commission ended a probe that started in 2015 by saying on Wednesday that...

EU rules that Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's, clears it of state aid infraction

Sep. 19, 2018 5:32 AM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — EU rules that Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's, clears it of state aid infraction.

Google case set to examine if EU data rules extend globally

Sep. 10, 2018 11:46 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Google is going to Europe's top court in its legal fight against an order requiring it to extend "right to be forgotten" rules to its search engines globally. The technology giant is set for a showdown at the European Union Court of Justice in Luxembourg on Tuesday with France's data privacy...

The Latest: Macron criticizes Italy over migrant refusals

Sep. 6, 2018 12:03 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 6 p.m. Leaders of France, Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands have met to coordinate their policies on migration and Brexit negotiations, among other European issues. French President Emmanuel Macron, speaking in a news conference...

Final section of new bridge laid over Germany's Mosel River

Aug. 24, 2018 12:01 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Workers have laid the final section of a massive new bridge across the Mosel River in western Germany that has drawn criticism from conservationists. German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer on Friday described the 1.7-kilometer (1 mile) bridge over the Mosel valley as a "masterpiece of...

No break for KitKat in Europe as trademark request rejected

Jul. 25, 2018 4:28 PM EDT

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — KitKat is not getting its break. The maker of the chocolate bar has for 16 years tried to trademark its four-finger shape in the European Union, arguing that it is a distinctive feature that deserves protection — like Toblerone's pyramid blocks, which are trademarked. But a...

Top-seeded Cornet beats Minella in Gstaad clay-court final

Jul. 22, 2018 10:42 AM EDT

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded Alize Cornet of France won her sixth career title by beating Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the Ladies' Championship Gstaad final on Sunday. Minella, playing in her first final on tour at age 32, was seeking to become the third mother to win a WTA singles...